Qatar’s economy dived by more than 23 per cent in the fourth quarter of 2008 but ended the year higher by a staggering 44 per cent because of a surge in oil prices and gas exports, official figures showed yesterday. From QR83.2 billion (Dh84bn) in the third quarter, the Gulf country’s nominal gross domestic product […]

Qatar will make its first appearance in the IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook 2009. The report will identify strengths and weakness in Qatar’s economy in terms of its competitiveness compared with 58 other nations, mostly developed economies. The information will help Qatar to tackle areas where competitiveness can be improved. It will also serve as an […]